The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1946 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 9, 1946
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P4GE E1UHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Southworth Has Promising Club - Boston Braves Called Possible Dark Horse .In National League '"NEW YORK. April 9. (UP)—A Wt of fans who like (he way Billy fUutbworth manages a bull club ptck the Boston Brnves to be the d»rk_ horse in the 1946 National League pennant raec. Events of the .last three weeks have strengthened their belief. Even the experts who didn't give the Braves a look In when Spring training began are beginning to wonder lr Billy the Kid isn't going to do a lot better in his first season as the boss of the Brnves than expected. When he left the cnrrtl- n»ls ' for the job, it looked like he was leaving a sure-fire pennant winner for a team doomed to the second division. But the. Braves have taken on a possible first division complex Ion. They still don't stack un wllli the Cardinals ,man for mail, but it may be that they won't have to dip their colors to any other club in the league. Southworth, after a lot of hard work at Port Lauderdale, has come up with n promising club. It may be different once the bell rings and they start playing for keeps, hut the chances are it won't for he is one of the best managers in the game when it comes to •• a steadying influence on his players. ^ The big surprises on spring training were the way in which Carvel iBsb.i) Rowel took to otiltli.eld play, the manner In which Nan- liy Fernandez is hitting the ball. and the pitching of Johnny Sain and Jimmy Wallace. Those four h*ve made ft big difference in the Braves' 1946 outlook, despite the fact that Moit Cooper still is n question mark. 'Rowell has won an outfield berth -i-tie was a second baseman before the war—wilh Tommy Holmes, -second man i" the leagues batting parkde last year, and Johnny HoPIV purchased from the Cardinals, the other regulars. Max West, one of WASH TUB13S Wli;il Will II He? PY T-RRUR TURNER MO, EASY. I HAVE A MSUE BSC'OlieCTlON OF A LONG TOP IN A «U... , vr BEFORE TWV...CTJLV } WNT «W W0EBY HAPSKSIONS TOO / HONEY. VOWe, *VW BESOWE-C8ANK,,, CWWCES ARE THE CANT VOU Set? VOU'Ee TEYINS WT TO BELIEVE HIW! IT'S 6WKT Of VOU TO FKL THAT WAV ABOUT ME.. .~SMl POLICE OFFICERS, &i. TKEV HtUt A RW05TCNMR DOMS'SKW V WT WE. MEN AFKAO AIL AU»^.' POllCf WU DISCREDIT HIS srocv; Owen Repentant, But Rickey May Trade Backstop SAN ANTONIO, Tex., April 9. (UP)—ditcher Mickey Owen, homesick for Die Dodgers and fed up with his Mexican LC;IEUI L deal, headed Ijack for Brooklyn today where a warm welcome from his" fans may be tempered by u cool reception from Boss Branch nickey, who wauls to sell or trade him. Hk'key made it plain (o Owen in long distance telephone conversa- .ion yesterday lhat his days as a Dodger were numbered. Owen, reconsidering his five-year contract as playcr-munngcr of Uic I'oireon team in the Latin loop, called nj) Rickey at Cambridge, Md., nnd said he was coming home. But the Dodger president, contacted later, .said Unit he considered Owen's act one that couldn't be passed off so lightly. "I have not changed my plans for Owen," he s:,id. "When he jumped lo the Mexican League from us, .somebody asked me what I would do if he decided to come back and I said he would be sold or traded if a suitable offer were made "That still goes." Owen said that he agreed to meet Hickey at Ebbets Field In Brooklyn on Friday, where the two will work out plans lor the star catcher'a future. oer reguars. ax es, one o straight game Monday, when a the teams hardest hitlers before Foil Ucimiiii; Army team jumped he.. went into service, nml Chuck oll two Cracker Imrlcrs for a 0 to Workman will be rcacij' to step should either of the three falter. ,"The infield will have Johnny McCarthy at first, Connie Rynn at second, Whitcy Wcitetman at short anrt Fernandez at third. There is same doubt whether Fernandez will field in n major lenguo manner, but his hitting has earned Kim a starting chance. Wcitclman. of course, is a weak hitter, but Southworth feels he can sacrifice some offensive power for defensive strength at lhat spot. He's svire McCarthy and Ryan will do. Phil Musi. Stu Hofferth nntl Huc;h Poland will do the catching »Jth Mas! the No. 1 man. Sain and Wallace are sure of starting berths and if Cooper can overcome the arm ailmenl which sidelined him last year after he vent to the Braves from the Card- 5 win. Crnckcr 0 to weakness at the plate led to the defeat. Atlanta got unly four hits. Tuesday was lo be bud news dny in the Nashville training camp at Miicon, Gil. The Vols were to break camp for home, but not until manager Larry Gilbert had trimmed his squad down lo 25 players. In New Orleans, the Pels came up with a 5 to 3 night game victory over Columbus of (he American Association. And Little Rock trounced another American Association club, Minneapolis. 0 to 3, in Little nock. The two teams' meet again Tuesday night The Memphis Clucks will meet Shreveporl again this afleinoon nnd try to confirm the lead they held yesterday afternoon when inals. She Braves pitching prospects, rain broke up the game In the would become rosy. third inning. Memphis was lead- There still is doubt whether Aliinj; 1-0. Javery will'be able to hurl because | The sun shone in Russwood Of arm trouble but even without Park in .spite of the rain, howcvi TODAY'S SI'OKT Eddie Arcaro Faces Dilemma— Which Horse To Ride In Derby? By OSCAH FKA1.KY United I'rfss Sgiorts Writer NEW YORK, April 0. (UP) — Olive-skinned Eddie Arcaro bus a fine family, a nice homo and plenty of money in the bank — but lie's worried loday about a race he rode four years ago. Eddie is the Illllc Italian hiircl- b!)ol from ^Newport, Ky., who many experts regard as an oven greater race rider than Tod Sloan. Snap- lier Garrison, Laverne Filter or Karl Sande. He has won the Kentucky Derby three times to the rose run whip-wielding feats of the ancient Isaac Muiphy and the more modern Salute. He'd like to sit the saddle May 4 (or another win which would write Churchill Downs' history. "But I've nKvays been tin unlucky Rambler," li'iidie insists as he sharpens his senses at Jamaica. "If I bet on a it seems to Jinx it." Which. Eddie Feels, carries over when he has lo make a choice of mounts. Like In 1942 when he was Grcontrcc Stable's lop contract rider, and Hie stable hncl two Derby candidates. Devil Diver and Shut. Out. Arcaro, as top rider, took first choice and selected the Diver. Wayne Wright was left wilh Shut Out—and won Ihe Kentucky can- Icr. It didn't help lhat later years proved the Diver to be the better horse. And now, with another Derby coming up nml a chance to become the greatest Derby rider of them nil. Eddie is on the horns of another dilemma. In 10-12 it had only two horns. This year it has four. Because Eddie probably will wind up wilh his choice of the Maine Chance Farm colts, Lord Bosweil. Knockdown. Star Pilot and Colony Boy. The trouble is lhat they all are well-liked. "But which one to choose?" Eddie puzzles. The dark-skinned little man who has won more than S-l.000.000 in purses really wants this one. lie scored wilh Lawrln for Woolfoitl Hoop, Jr., for Fred Hooper. That lies the three-lime victors, Murphy and Sandc, and Arcnro would like to move out in front. Murphy, the great Ncero Jockey of the Buy nineties, won the jnunt for (lie juleps with Buchanan In 1884, Riley In 1890 and Kinsman in 1891. Sande's triumphs came with Zcv In 1923, Drying Ebony in '25 and Gallant Fox in '30. No mutter which of Ihe four big ones Eddie would choose, it would lie worth a good two lengths to that colt. Arcaro Is one of the finest Judges of pace in Ihe business and a real dare-devil who insists "lei me through or I'll put you over the fence." He likes to lay oft the pace and then "shower down" with the the head for home. But regardless of his choice, whether it bo right or wrong, there will be n lol of eyes on the coll carrying Arcaro. That's accepted when Eddie steps aboard, for they know he'll ride'a real race. No silly instructions such as one of Eddie's early trainers gave him, "t wont you lo come out of Ihe gate fasl, but not too fast. I want you to lay fourth until the first turn, move up to third on the back stretch, be second at the far Lurii and then, at the'head of the stretch, take the lead and conic on to will," the trainer said. "Didn't 1 tell you what lo do?" the trainer screamed. "Didn't I tell you to come out of Ihe gale fast, but not too fast; to lay fourth at the first turn, move to third on the backstretch, be second at the far turn and then, at Ihc head of the stretch, take the lead nnd come on to win?" "Wliut," Eddie .squelched, "and leave the horse." ..j Fin-in in 1338; with Whirlaway foi .... _..„ , Calumet in 19+1 and last year wilh race track today whene th e "crack '1^ ' — ' ' 72 Derby Hopefuls To Vie At Jamaica , NEW YORK, April D. (DPI—The fight for the thrcc-ycar-olrt crown begins in earnest for 12 potential champions six of them pointing for the Kentucky Derby, at Jamajca " Raffa-Bertolino Match To Draw Capacity Crowd MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 3.'(UP) — A brisk ticket sale loday Indicated a capacity crowd of 1500 would turn out for Ihe 10-round feature fight matching featherweights Mike Enf- fa. Pillsburgh, nnd Eddie Berto- llno. New Orleans, La., at the Auditorium here tomorrow night. The hard-hitting Haifa was a heavy favorite, despite a loss to !Jer- lolino here last month. Bertolino TUKSDAY, A1MUJ, 9, 1940 Lawson Teams With Newman To Win Match Leo Newman and Buck Lawson were victorious over Prince Omar and Joe Szabo In lust night's wrest- HIIR show at the American Legion Arena. Newman and Lawson won the main event in straight falls without too much difficulty. Two of the wrestlers scheduled to perform here last night were unable to appear. Mike Kilonls, the Greek wrestler, had made application for a GI School and was .called there yesterday. Ted Tour- las, the Cuban, could not make train connections at Nashville so he loo was absent. However, good subslltules were obtained. Buck •Lawson was teamed with Leo Newman nnd Joe Szabo Joined Prince Omar. Newman and fitcabo won the toss and started the action off with a bang. They were pretty evenly matched and for some 10 minutes .there was some good clean down to earth wrestling. Then something touched off the dirty work and j Ihc rough stuff started. Afler some fifteen minutes more of choking, fist fighting, uivi general rule breaking Newman and Lawsot Lnwson's clenched fist and it wns Eoii> c lime before he could be cn- ll«fed lo engage Larson in coin- 1 ' bat. Swibo was practically defeated when he managed to crawl over to hLs corner nnd lag his partner. .Omar. Lawson, after 'taking and giving a lot of punishment, pinned Omar wilh a body pn. Newman ended Hie match with a scissor pin by virtue of nn accident. He jumped astride Sv.abo's back and in some way landed on the canvas with S/ano's shoulders pinned. II was several minutes before Srabo could set enough kinks out of his neck lo nrise and climb out of the ring. In Ihe first preliminary Newman pinned Sxaho in 15 miiiute.s with a body pin. m the second preliminary the, foxy Lawson pulled a stunt that was very arising. Omar had a very secure leg hold on him. Lawson reached around behind Omar's back and pulled il In the same manner the referee docs. Omar broke free thinking that he had won only to find that he was the victim of a very smart trick. However, he came hack some few minutes later mid pinned Lawson with a body straddle. came off Ihe floor three times to emerged vlclorous. win an unpopular referee's deci- 1 In the second fall the licle of S10 ' 1 \,,, , „,,... , I battle tinned many times. It was PHinotcr Elvis Anderton matched 'a hard fought fall from the open- ? * Or- ,,,,,. be,,, uuvson and Sz abo ' ans, and Jerry (Baby GalentOjthc toss and fiol' th ittro, Chicago, in the eight-round 1 ...,,., „ ^ ,. inl-wlnrtup. One six-rouiwl anrt two' Way - Szab ° was a '" four-round preliminaries completed Ihc card. Consumption of nitrogen ferlilb.- ers jumped from a prewar average of about 300.000 tons annually in the u. s. to about 020,000 Ions a year In 1942-45. Held starts in the $10,000 Expcri- menlnl Handicap No. 1. It is a six furlong prep for the richer stakes to be run later this season. Count Speed, sporting Ihe yellow and black silks of John Hertz, rules a solid favorite to win the seventh running of the classic in which the full brother lo Count Fleet. 1943 winner of the "run for the roses," carries high weight of 122 pounds, conceding from eight to n pounds to his rivals. Main threat to Ihe son of neigh Count, who won the Derby in 1928. is William Hells' Lycos under 109 pounds. Lycos mnrte his seasonal debut at Jamaica on opening day nnd scored impressively. WHY WORRY? forget the yard (or the summer— Contact us lor complete upkeep. Home Service & Storage Co, Caady V I>. Eaton rhone "801 fall under ttle leery of While You Wait Hata Cleaned and Blacked 30 Minnie Service The John's Shop M3 W. Mala St Local & Long Distance Moving Competent llcly and ci|Uiinncnt. Arte- Ouatcly Insured. Contract Hauling and Mlec. Services. Home Service A Storage Co. PIlOHO 11801 Southworth has such niounds- men as Ed Wright, Elmer Singleton,", Bill Lee. Sailor Bill Posedel. Louis Tost, Johnny Mulchings nnd Don Hcndrickspn on hand. H 'a lot belter pitching staff {nan most basehall people think. Engel Seeks Replacement For Gil Doan By Unilcd Press President 'Joe Engcl, of (he Gha'ttanooga Lookouts. \ji - ho always comes up with something different, -wasn't looking for anything different Tuesday. What he seeks is a reasonable facsimile of sensational ChooChoo outfielder Gil Coan who was sold to Washington tins season. And' he hoped that Bob Dill, purchased | from Indianapolis, would be the I man for the job. . '' Dill, who batted .267 last year, divided Ihc season between Indianapolis and Minneapolis. He had 21 doubles, seven Iriplcs and nine home runs to his credit. The flamboyant Lookout proxy ; also revealed -that he had obtained a trio of new pitchers, including . Wilbur Rceser and Bill Zerciell. .from the Philadelphia Phils, and Rankin Johnson, from the Philadelphia A's. Atlanta dropped its fourth ever. Prothro announced that Don Dnnker, bis; righthander from Hie Chicago Cubs training crimp, had signet with the Chicks. Dimker is nn inexperience pro. but he looked good playing with the Memphis NATTC nine for two years dining the war. Mcrol •'troicum Jelly, A mciUfino chest •tr.ust". Al.!q hcillri— scoUiinff lr«itni? to nlnpr burns— •jts. n I Ehcst quality. Yen RADIO REPAIR 1 and 2 day Service on any make or rrioHel Reliable Workmanship. PHONE 2642 Wo Call for and Deliver Fred Callihan Electrical Appliance Co. Authorized Motorola Radio Sales and Service 106 So. First St. SALE Prisoner of War Camp on W; Chickasawba will be sold qt•10:06rd.m. Wednesday, April 10. 2 Buildings 28x210 ft. 2 Buildings 28 x 55 it. and other building material These buildings will be sold as a whole or separately, as buyers wish. Contact — Sales Committee E. A. Regenold, Chairman Charley Lutes John M. Stevens Russell Greenway We hive fresh ground and chicken chops, fine or coivrsr. H»y and mixed ground fccils. Also custom srlndiiig-cnishinjr. W« are now buying poultry. LANGLEY & SON SAND and GRAVEL Phone 965 We Also Sell Good Black Sandy Loam Dirt for Fills Larkin Service Station KAIS/NO A CROP! Producing new tractors and farm machines is like raising a crop ... it takes months before they're ready. Perhaps there will be plenty of new tractors next season and you'll be able to get one. But if you want to play it i safe, let us put your old tractor in good repair nou>. Then, come what may, you'll be ready for work. 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